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Explore the wilds of Strathcona Park as you meander through the snow-covered trees surrounder by rugged ice-capped mountains. The quiet serenity of the old-growth forests will do more for your well-being than a day at the spa.

Snowshoeing at Mount Washington

Mt. Washington is rated as one of North America's top Nordic Centres. Perched on the edge of Strathcona Provincial Park, the Nordic Centre features Raven Lodge, a quintessential timber-framed ski lodge with full dining, retail and rental options. XC skiers are treated to unparalleled views along 55 km of machine groomed and classic XC trails.

We also offer Fat Biking on specific snowshoe and cross-country ski trails (weather permitting), in addition to our new Fat Bike-specific trail "Marmot's Mess". All trail passes, rentals and maps are available at the Raven Lodge. Explore the wilds of Strathcona Park as you meander through the snow-covered trees surrounder by rugged ice-capped mountains.

Snowshoe Trail Passes

The quiet serenity of Strathcona’s old-growth forests will do more for your well-being than a day at the spa. Snowshoeing at Mt. Washington will transport you to a magical wonderland featuring 22 kms of meandering trails with unexpected views. Trail passes, rentals and maps are available at Raven Lodge.
Adults, Youth & Seniors (13+)$12.00
Day 9 am - 4 pm
Afternoon pass (1 pm - 4 pm) - $8.00
Child (7-12)$7.00
Day 9 am - 4 pm
Afternoon pass (1 pm - 4 pm) - $5.00
Tot (up to 6)FREE
Day 9 am - 4 pm
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Online Half-Day Rental Reservations

Select from a day, afternoon, or night rental package. Note that we will not be renting the following accessories this season: pants, jackets, goggles. Please remember to purchase a lift ticket in advance of arrival at the resort, along with your rentals.

Snowshoe Rentals Only

Adults, Youth & Seniors (13+)$20.00
Full-Day 9 am - 4 pm
Afternoon rental  (1pm - 4pm) - $15.00
Child (7-12)$11.00
Day 9 am - 4 pm
Afternoon rental  (1 pm - 4 pm) - $9.00
Tot (up to 6)$11.00
Full-Day 9 am - 4 pm
Afternoon rental  (1 pm - 4 pm) - $9.00
Chariots$20.00
Full-Day 9 am - 4 pm
2-hour rental  - $14.00
Book ahead and save on rental pricing - all XC rentals are available online, no need to call or email.

Snowshoe Fondue

Guided snowshoe tour and gourmet fondue dinner! Work up an appetite by snowshoeing through the breathtaking Strathcona Provincial Park before returning to the Raven Lodge for a delicious 3-course fondue. Available Saturday evenings only and reservations are required. includes: 1-hour guided tour, dinner, evening snowshoe trail pass and rentals.

Snowshoe Fondue dates: Dec. 18, 24, & 31, 2021 & every Saturday starting Jan. 1, 2022 up to and including the 12th of March. Special dates: Feb 19th, 2022
Adult, Youth and Senior$78.50
Saturdays at 5 pm
Child (6-12)$56.00
Saturdays at 5 pm

Group Showshoeing (ages 6+)

$54/ adults
  • Includes: 1.5 hour lesson, full-trail pass and rentals
  • 10am, 12pm, 2pm starts
  • Child - $34
  • Adult, Youth & Senior - $54
  • Family or four - $144
  • ADD-ON: additional child to family lesson - $29
Our group snowshoe tours are a great way for you to enjoy quality time with family and friends. Your guide will lead you on a 1.5-hour trek through our scenic snowshoe trail network on novice-intermediate terrain. Includes: 1.5-hour tour, full-day trail pass and rentals. Please note: Guests of all applicable ages are grouped together into one tour. We do not offer age-specific group snowshoe tours.

Winter Wonderland Snowshoe Tour (ages 13+)

$109 / adults
  • Includes: 4-hour guided tour, bagged lunch,
  • full-trail pass and rentals
  • Available for
  • Ages 13+ - $109
  • 10 am start time, arrive early to prepare
  • 7-days a week

Designed for a longer day, tours will head farther past the marked trails than our other snowshoe tours and lessons. The group will travel to one of the lakes in Strathcona Park where they can enjoy a delicious bagged lunch before heading back the Raven Lodge. Guided snowshoe tours are 4 hours in length with a route based on weather and group ability, so not all tours wil go as far as the lakes. Includes: 4-hour guided tour, bagged lunch, full-day snowhoe trail pass and rentals.

Available: 7-days/week 

Private Snowshoe Tour (ages 4+)

$69 / 4+
  • Includes: 1.5-hour lesson, and full-trail pass
  • Ages 4 and up
  • Available 7-days/week
  • Subject to instructor availability
  • ADD-ON: additional person - $14
  • 10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm start times
Enjoy a private 1.5-hour snowshoe tour led by one of our seasoned snowshoe guides. Take a leisurely walk through the forest on the Old Cabin Loop or enjoy a more advanced hike along Tree Beard’s or Rossiter’s Rise trails. Your guide will offer proper snowshoeing techniques as well as education on the local alpine flora and fauna you will pass along the way.

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Opening Day is planned for Friday, December 10th, 2021. Please follow updated guidelines for safe recreation as recommended by BC Provincial Health. As a guest, it is your responsibility to know what to expect, and to comply with resort policies. Those not following protocols will be asked to leave. Stay up to date on Expectations here on our website. Let's keep our season safe, together.
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